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you can follow us on the situation room on twitter. erin burnett "outfront" starts right now. take it away. >>> next, i'd odaho burning threatening to destroy thousands of homes. we'll go to the scene for the latest 37 plus there has been a huge jump in wild animal attack this is summer. why? and a new and disturbing development tonight in the hannah anderson investigation. her kidnapper left all of his money to one person. we have that for you. let's go "outfront". good evening, everyone. i'm erin burnett. "outfront" tonight, a developing story. idaho burning. a dangerous wildfire out of control and threatening to destroy thousands of hopes including multimillion-dollar homes of celebrities like arnold schwarzenegger and tom hanks. here you just see a lot of fire. it's the beaver creek fire about six miles south of ketchum. it's just a few miles away from the resort town of sun valley. ted rowlands is in haley tonight. and when i look at those maps, it's right there think look tal highway. what are you seeing? >> reporter: well, it has been growing so quickly. and it is huge. you
. happening now, the bloodbath rages on in egypt. plus, chilling new threats against u.s. ambassadors around the world, purportedly from al qaeda's american-born spokesman. you'll see the video. and a-rod gets beaned on the baseball field as sentiment against the embattled yankee reaches a fever pitch. wolf blitzer is off today. i'm brianna keel keilar and you're in the situation room. >> another day of deadly bloodshed in egypt. rocket propelled grenades struck buses at the gaza border. the death toll in the past week close to a thousand people including civilians and security personnel. the carnage has prompted amnesty international to call for an investigation into the, quote, shocking loss of life and the pressure is mounting on the united states to do more. ni nick. >> you said the u.s. is promising to do more. we have heard the state department yesterday saying the death of 37 being suffocated by tear gas was suspicious. we have been looking into the five hellish days that activists say was the life of one of those prisoners. this is what happened with police first got old -- five days
families is going too far and he says he won't be intimidated. tell us more about b what happened and why british authorities are saying they detained his partner. >> reporter: he was in berlin. he was saying with another documentary filmmaker who has met snowden before. she was part of that original leak that came out about the nsa. he was then transitting london heathrow airport. they did not release him until 5:00 in the evening. when you consider that 97% of the cases of people being stopped under this terrorism act are released within less than an hour, it goes to show what an unusual case this is. he was kept for the fall nine hours. only 1 in 2,000 cases does that happen to. people are asking why was that the case? it's outraged brazilian diplomats and they're saying this was an abuse of law. his dvds, phone and lap top was taken. the only questions asked was about edward snowden and the leaks. >> you're pulling in journalists spouses or partners and family members that says a lot about freedom of speech, press and expression. >> reporter: exactly. this is why so many members of pa
live for us. quite a seen last night. >> the tension between the yankees and a-rod seems to grow every day. yesterday spoke about the a-rod drama. called a-rod a liar and said the environment he has created is unlike anything he has seen but a-rod continues to play and he is actually playing pretty well. >> alex rodriguez stepped up to the plate last night and took another direct hit igniting an explosive exchange between yanks' manager. the red sox fans not surprisingly loved it. as the animosity surrounding the slugger gets more heated a-rod has a new lawyer and a new line of attack accusing yankees. the yankees deny it with team president telling him to put up or shutup if he has evidence. over the weekend another hit, a 60 minutes news report claiming members of the inner circle named names during the investigation into a-rod. he says those claims are not true. in the meantime, four innings later in last night's game a-rod crushed his 649th career homer setting off an angrier scene in the fenway stands. this is the second time a-rod has been hit. both times fans of the opposing tea
rain to that area. indra is tracking this for us. it seems you have been tracking it for weeks, even months. >> the swath from the gulf of mexico to the southeast is impressive to see. they can't handle anymore of this rain. heavy rain and high winds battered much of the southeast this weekend bringing flash floods and record rainfall. check out what members of one church saw after sunday service. waist deep water covering their car doors. a foot of rain fell in less than an hour. business owners along highway 49 found water rushing into their stores. >> fire trucks are out there. >> it didn't get that much rain from katrina. >> reporter: these motor "rick's list"s were stuck. a swath of tropical moisture drenched the gulf coast to the carolinas. in miami beach, an elderly couple was killed while swimming. >> they were in cardiac arrest. we worked them to the hospital. they were pronounced dead. >> reporter: they weren't alone. they came to the aid of at least 50 swimmers. here is what we are talking ability t. tropical moisture in the yucatan over the weekend. this has been cruising
of this fire, ha contained that, but the north and south are still challenging us. >> thank you so much. our thoughts and prayers are with you in idaho. >> it was just two and a half years ago that there was a revolution to remove hosni mubarak from power. a criminal court today acquitted mubarak in a corruption case. last year he received a life sentence for not stopping the slaughter of protesters during the 2011 revolution, but that sentence was overturned on appeal and now he is being tried again under egyptian law, a defendant can only be held two years before a final verdict. mubarak's successor was, of course, mohamed morsi, who was democratically elected but the military overthrew him on july 3rd. morsi is also in custody and he's not going anywhere for now. prosecutors extended his detention for another 15 days to keep investigating him. egyptian soldiers were out in force once again. in the sinai peninsula, they killed 25. over the past week at least 900 people have been killed, both security forces and civilians. i want to bring in an activist who has spoken out against both the m
: speaking of that sun valley resort, during the winter they have the snow guns, those are being put to use in the summer. they're dousing that area with water to ward off any potential embers that could come that way. i'm here at the base camp. we have 1200 firefighters battling this blaze. whatever you talk about wildfires you always have to talk about the wind. it's starting to pick up a bit today. it was calmer earlier. that's not going to be good news. hopefully it will die down this afternoon and as you said the fire officials definitely want to try to save these very affluent areas. a lot of celebrities have homes here. right now about 2200 homes are under this mandatory evacuation order. there's a shelter that's been set up at a local high school. we were there a little while ago. a few dozen of those folks there. as we said fire crews taking this very seriously. at this point not much in the way of damage. just a few buildings that have burned. the fire crews taking this seriously. back to you. >> we wish them the very best. just starting to try to dweel that fire. we're paying clo
is working this for us, cnn wire entertainment editor. we knew he has filed this police report. what does this police report entail? >> reporter: it tells us that the police were called to a hospital in lapierre, michigan sunday morning at about 4:30. when they got there, they found alex and another one of his band members there, alex telling them he had been abducted, beaten and robbed, forced into a blue mini van while walking down a street at about 3:00 in the morning in that michigan town, and then dumped, as you said, and a band mate picked him up, took him to the hospital and they called police. the police say they're investigating. they are looking for two men. they have not released anything about the description other than a blue mini van. >> and i know we haven't heard from these guys in years and years, but i checked alex's twitter page. his last tweet was from friday. he tweeted this, thankful to be back on stage doing what i love. first show back is the calling tonight. so you know, this weekend officially, here they are announcing this comeback, then this happens less than 2
>>> i know you want more, but that's it for today's edition of "new day." thanks for joining us. cnn newsroom with carol costello begins right now. han handm handsomeness. >> i have been keeping a secret for a long time. say carol, take it away. >> okay, guys. happening now in "newsroom" -- >>> inteferno in the west. the resort town dangerously close to the flames. >>> plus, a lightning rod at a-rod. a direct hit or was it revenge? this morning a-rod's lawyers come out swinging. >>> and hours slashed, benefits cut. outrage this morning at forever 21. 30,000 workers now becoming part-time. find out what's behind this bold move. "newsroom" starts now. >>> good morning, thank you so much for joining me. i'm carol costello reporting from washington, d.c. this morning. this hour new outrage echoing across the pond. involves the man your left. his name is david miranda and the partner to the man next to him. greenwald. broke the story of edward snowden, the american contractor. greenwald's newspaper, "the guardian" says british security detained miranda for nearly nine hours yesterday
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